FAS OPENED A CASE AGAINST THE LARGEST RUSSIAN JOB SERACH SERVICES - HEADHUNTER, SUPERJOB AND RABOTA.RU
The companies prevented market entry of vendors of software for automated personnel search
These resources have collective dominance on the market of services for supporting informational on-line interactions between applicants, employers and HR agencies.
The antimonopoly body exposed facts of blocking users of job search services when they use third-party software for automated personnel search.
Such actions of “Headhunter” Ltd., “RDF-Soft” Ltd. and “Superjob” Ltd. associated with forcing customers of job search services to reject services of the companies providing software for automated personnel search, can restrict access of economic entities providing software for automated personnel search to the markets of services for supporting informational on-line interaction between applicants, employers and HR agencies.
Clause 9 Part 1 Article 10 of the Federal Law “On Protection of Competition” prohibits actions (omissions) of dominant economic entities that lead or can lead to preventing, restricting, eliminating competition and (or) infringing the interests of other persons (economic entities) in the field of business operations, or consumers at large, particularly obstructing markets entry / exit of other economic entities.